A BIDFORD funeral directors is once again asking residents to donate Easter eggs and gifts to be passed on to Acorns Children's Hospice.

David Baker Funeral Directors will collect the gifts and eggs up until Tuesday, April 15, and then hand them over to youngsters at the hospice.

Gabby Sanchez at the funeral home said: "We have been collecting eggs and gifts for the children and their families at the hospice for several years now.

"Each year we have increased the number collected thanks to the generosity of local people. It is wonderful to deliver sacks full of eggs and gifts to the hospice in time for Easter."

Anyone wishing to help can leave their donations of eggs and gifts at the funeral home at 98, High Street, Bidford, between 9am and 5pm weekdays.

For further details contact Gabby Sanchez on 01789 773482